- Latin Name- ACER NEGUNDO USDA Climate Zone: 3 - 8 Tree Height: 30 - 60 Feet Tree Width: 20 - 40 Feet Sun: Full Shade
Box Elder makes for a great addition because it provides shade and is dense. This tree is known to be one of the most common and best known of the maple tree family.
Of all the North American maple trees this tree is the most widely distributed. In the United States this tree can be found everywhere from the city of New York to Central Florida and other major cities in the country. This tree is known to thrive in a variety of climates. This tree is also commonly found growing on moist soil it is highly draught tolerant and it is often used in windbreaks and also around homesteads all through the plains. According to reports this tree has also been known to survive serious floods for up to thirty days. Because the this tree is drought and cold resistant it is widely grown in the Great Plains and also at lower elevations in the Western part of the country as street trees and in windbreaks. The tree’s fibrous root system and productive seedling nature makes it ideal for erosion control as well.
Trees will add great value to your home.
Trees are wonderful ways to bring life to your lawn. A lawn with trees will look magnificent and bring value to your home as well.
This tree is great for more things things than one.
This tree is a stately tree. It will grow to be a very tall tree and will make a perfect shade tree. It will also attract a wide variety of birds.